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Swim Lessons in Elkin

ELKIN — Summer swim lessons will be held at Elkin Municipal Pool starting May 29. Elkin residents rate is $25, while the non-resident rate is $50. Swim lessons are for children ages 3 to 12. Lessons are scheduled in 30 minute segments for two-week sessions. Session 1 is May 29 through June 9, Session 2 is June 19-30, and Session 3 is July 10-21. To register, go to elkin.recdesk.com and click the Municipal Pool link. Bring payment and form to the Elkin Recreation Center, or mail it to E.R.C., P.O. Box 345, Elkin, NC 28621

Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament

YADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on June 4 at the Yadkin Country Club. The tournament is Captain’s Choice, with four-man teams. Registration is $200 per team. Shotgun start is set for 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the winner, four closest to the pin, and the longest drive. Lunch is included from 1 to 2 p.m. All proceeds support the local high school golf programs. To sign up, contact Matt Pruitt at 336-469-9512.

Starmount High School softball camp

BOONVILLE — Rising kindergarten through ninth-graders are invited to attend Starmount High School’s softball camp June 6-8. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of the camp is $50. Registration will be available on the first day of camp. To receive a T-shirt, registration must be competed by May 25. Forms can be obtained by contacting Starmount softball coach, Sarah Boles at sarah.boles@yadkin.k12.nc.us, picking one up in the main office at Starmount High School, or going to the homepage on the Starmount High School website.

Future Falcon softball camp

EAST BEND — Rising third- through eighth-graders are invited to attend the Future Falcon softball camp hosted by Forbush high School. The camp will run June 7 through June 9 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The cost of the camp is $50. Camp instructors will be the high school coaching staff and players. Campers will be taught fundamentals and have fun competing for prizes. Campers will receive a camp T-shirt and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact the camp director, Jeremy Helton, by email at Jeremy.helton@yadkin.k12.nc.us.

UK soccer camp coming to Elkin

ELKIN — UK Soccer Camps will be returning to Elkin for the sixth annual British soccer camp on June 12 through June 16. The camp will take place at Chatham Park, 600 E. Main St., in Elkin. Ages 5 to 13 are welcome to attend. The camp will be an afternoon camp from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camp is $80 per week which includes a T-shirt. Team and multiple family member discounts are available. All campers are responsible for their own drinks and any snacks. Campers also must bring a soccer ball, and dress in correct soccer attire. For more information, contact Levi Shore at 336-794-6478, Carrie Ridgell at 336-428-7448, or Tony Sonnabend at 931-217-9172.

East Wilkes to host football camp

RONDA — The annual East Wilkes Youth Football Camp will be held on the campus of East Wilkes High School June 15-17 from 9 a.m. to noon. The camp is designed to teach the fundamentals, basics, and safety of football to young men ages kindergarten through ninth grade. Advanced registration is now open and can be competed by visiting the East Wilkes High School website and downloading a registration form to mail-in. The camp also will register participants on June 15, beginning at 8 a.m.

Elkin youth soccer camp

ELKIN — Elkin will host a youth soccer camp lead by Elkin High School head soccer coach, Heath Foster, as well as other Elkin coaches and players. The cost of the camp is $50. Ages 5 to 12 are welcome to attend. The camp will run June 19 to June 22 from 9:00 a.m. till noon. The camp will be held at Chatham Park (600 E. Main St. Elkin, NC). Players should bring cleats, shin guards, and water bottle every day.

Camps for Christ basketball camp scheduled

ELKIN — Camps for Christ will be holding a basketball camp at Elkin Baptist Church from June 26-29. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Cost of the camp is $120 for four days. Boys and girls ages 7 through 17 are invited to attend. Campers must bring their own lunch. To register, visit campsforchrist.net.

Summer Skills soccer camp scheduled

EAST BEND — The Summer Skills soccer camp is scheduled for Aug. 7-10 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Forbush High School soccer field. The cost of the camp is $50. The camp is available for youth soccer players ranging in ages 7 to 13 years old. Forbush men’s soccer coach, Seth Davis, is the lead instructor for the camp along with other Forbush High School staff and players. Each camper will receive a soccer ball and T-shirt. To register, contact Seth Davis at 336-469-0240, or seth.davis@yadkin.k12.nc.us, with any questions

To include a sports brief in the paper, email camp information to Kristian Russell at krussell@civitasmedia.com.

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